Ted Eugene James, 49 of Silver Creek, was arrested after reports said he caused injury to a police officer while engaging in an escape attempt.

Reports said that James lied to officers about his name and date of birth with the intent to avoid arrest. Reports went on to say that James then fled on foot from the officer.

During the chase Floyd County Sheriff Office Deputy Snyder received an injury to his upper jaw.

James is charged with obstruction, felony obstruction of police, giving false information and probation violation.